Shortbreaks available for Fri or Mon changeover days only - please call to enquire
This has to be as close as you can get to spending your holiday in a National Trust manor house. The truly spectacular formal and informal gardens shared with the owner, who lives close by, have to be seen to be believed. Little Wick sits alongside the owner's own listed property and has been lovingly restored to a high standard.
The cottage is located in the pretty hamlet of Week, on the edge of the Taw Valley and makes the perfect holiday base for small families or couples looking to explore North Devon. Simple white walls blend with exposed stone and beams with traditional timber latch doors along with many other original features. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner looks out to the expansive gardens and an open tread staircase leads up to the stylish bedrooms and family bathroom. The two acres of gardens are simply stunning and the owner welcomes guests to wander freely through the wonderful avenues, paths, woodland and lawns. There are two ponds, one low down and a second raised to show off a fountain, while painstakingly sculpted box trees wrap neatly around seating areas. The owner is a ceramic artist whose work can be seen at Broomhill Sculpture Gardens near Muddiford and Echo Beach Gallery in Ilfracombe. There are also examples of her work in the woodland area of the garden.
A lawned section is ideal for children and there are more peaceful areas for those wanting to relax or read. The setting offers seclusion but is still a short drive from the historic town of Barnstaple and just a little further to North Devon's spectacular coastline, and many attractions including RHS Rosemoor. Barnstaple is the commericial and agricultural centre of North Devon. It is a charming place that comfortably blends a handsome past with an energetic, present-day buzz. It is the shopping hub of the region, with a mix of cutting-edge retail outlets, long-established family owned stores and little boutiques as well as the pannier market, which hosts local food producers
Lounge/kitchen/diner: TV with Freeview, DVD player, stereo. Electric double oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine
Outside utility room: Tumble dryer
Bedroom 1: Double bed
Bedroom 2: Twin beds
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin
Pets: One dog welcome
Parking: Private parking available
Garden/patio: Stunning and extensive formal and informal gardens. Barbecue and garden furniture. Two ponds, one sunken, one raised
Heating: Oil central heating
Short breaks: Available for Friday or Monday changeover days only. Please call to enquire
Notes: Linen and towels are provided (please bring beach towels). Unlimited Wi-Fi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. High chair and travel cot are provided. 15 per cent discount for two or fewer people excluding school holidays
Beach: 12.5miles Pub: 2.5 miles
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Friday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- 2.5 miles to a pub
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- 12.5 miles from the coast
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
This holiday property was the best I've ever experienced, the gardens was fantastic, the best grounds I've ever seen and my dog was in Dog Heaven, he had the best time ever and we all felt completely spoilt. The owners was so lovely and we will return time and time again. Your services was excellent from start to finish. Brilliant customer services, so polite and very professional friendly staff.Ms Maria Townsend - 30th July 2018
Very quite and peaceful.Ideal for people with a dog as the garden is large.Owners very friendly without being intrusive.Mr Freddy Bennett - 6th October 2017
A sweet cosy little cottage with an outstanding garden.Mr D Morton - 24th July 2017
the cottage made our holidayMr G Earl - 11th July 2017
Beautiful property with an amazing garden. Cottage contained everything you could want, and was home from home. Peaceful area and was a good base for travelling around Devon and down to Cornwall. Mary was very friendly and helpful when needed. Much enjoyed our stay and would recommend. D Bennett - 26th June 2017
A beautiful property, very well kept up by the owners, who were very pleasant and helpful.Miss Y E Harris - 19th June 2017
Very quiet rural location with a beautiful garden and very friendly hosts.Mr D Towler - 27th June 2016
Beautiful setting with stunning gardens.Mrs CJ Carter - 23rd May 2016
Beautiful cottage very clean and comfortable wonderful gardens to relax in peaceful yet near to coastal resorts by car.Mrs Judith Keeling - 14th June 2015
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